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CBI says green or growth is a 'false choice'

The controversy over whether the ‘green' economy is a good or a bad thing for UK PLC has been given a positive boost by one of the country's most influential groups.

A new report from the CBI claims that green policies are a 'vital driver' of economic growth, and that a straight choice between going green or boosting economic growth is a false one.

Chess hosts Eco-Day

Chess recently hosted an Eco-day to celebrate its re-accreditation of the Environmental Standard ISO 14001 and to further educate their people of the importance of working and living in an eco-friendly environment. 

Fidelity makes call for Green telecoms

Green Call has partnered with Henley-based Fidelity Group to bring its environmentally friendly teleconference solution to the channel.

The Green Call solution aims to help users reduce their personal carbon emissions.

Green handset shipments to reach 400 million by 2017

A new report from analyst firm Juniper Research forecasts that green handset shipments will reach 392 million by 2017 - more than ten times the number the company expects to be shipped in 2012: 31 million.

SMEs avoid green IT planning

The size of organisation and the nature of its business issue are clearly key factors impacting the decision whether to turn IT green, says the latest Green IT report by Paris-listed IT services company Devoteam. It found that 82% of larger organisations (10,000+ employees) have already initiated a Green IT programme, yet the figure drops to 44% for SMEs (under 100 employees).

TalkTalk Business powers ahead with green strategy

TalkTalk Business is walking the walk as one of the greenest NGN operators having sealed a deal that sees its NGN offices and UK call centres powered entirely by renewable energy at no additional cost to its business customers.

Hosting firm takes Green action

Green Cloud Hosting has responded to the Government's push to restore and protect the environment with a commitment to be 'all things green'.

Dimension Data launches Sustainable Solutions

Dimension Data has lifted the lid on a new suite of IT solutions and services designed to help organisations accelerate their sustainability strategy and manage their greenhouse gas emissions.

Commenting on the launch of Sustainable Solutions, Colin Curtis, Dimension Data's Director of Sustainability, said: "Business leaders are looking to technology to help them reduce costs and address st

STL go green with new fleet

STL Communications has replaced its fleet of engineering vans with new Volkswagen BlueMotion Caddy's, in line with the company's environmental policy to operate in an environmentally friendly way.

Datasharp goes green with new eco-friendly fleet

Datasharp has revved up its green campaign with a new fleet of eco-friendly vehicles for its engineers.

Datasharp's engineers clock up a lot of mileage when on the road but the new fleet significantly reduces their carbon footprint.

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